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Antiques & Art: Part 1 – Understanding Art

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Holding both the terms ‘antiques and art’ up for re-examination once more is important because they are far removed from periods in history that gave them birth

Antipodean Steampunk Show at Melbourne – Janet Walker Review

Antipodean Steampunk Show at Melbourne – Janet Walker Review

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The Victorian restored interior rooms of the National Trust’s Flagship Tasma Terrace’s authentic ambiance is used to great effect in staging this unique show

From the Land – Masterful Art, Incinerator Art Space, Sydney

From the Land – Masterful Art, Incinerator Art Space, Sydney

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‘From The Land’ at the Incinerator Art Space from 25 June -13 July is “an exhibition by the masters of the Western, Central and Tanami Desert painting movements

Jo Bayley’s Review, The Sydney Fair 2014 – Fashion for Life

Jo Bayley’s Review, The Sydney Fair 2014 – Fashion for Life

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Thursday the 22nd of May saw the opening night of the 2nd The Sydney Fair, which specialises in Art Deco and Vintage and was held at the Byron Kennedy hall at Sydney’s Fox Studio. When we arrived for the 6pm opening there was already a healthy crowd of punters buzzing…

Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design – NGV Fed Sq

Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design – NGV Fed Sq

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Coming soon to Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia in Federation Square at Melbourne the NGV Australia will present Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design

Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court at NGV

Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court at NGV

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Carolyn McDowall reviews the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court, Museo del Prado on show now, National Gallery Victoria

AA&ADA Melbourne Antiques & Art Fair 2014 – Warm Reflections

AA&ADA Melbourne Antiques & Art Fair 2014 – Warm Reflections

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Carolyn McDowall, The Culture Concept Circle reviews the AA&ADA Melbourne Antique Fair 2014, which was held in a glorious setting, the Royal Exhibition Building

Villa Capra, 'La Rotunda' by Venetian Architect Andrea Palladio in the Veneto, Italy

Andrea Palladio Architect – In Pursuit of the Perfect House

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Despite evolving societies and technology a villa remains a place where one can dwell “under the tent of heaven”. Is Andrea Palladio’s villa the perfect house?

Secret Lives, Forgotten Stories Show – Janet Walker’s Review

Secret Lives, Forgotten Stories Show – Janet Walker’s Review

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Understanding the past is a key to unlock a secure future and Secret Lives, Forgotten Stories the exhibition provides detailed information about Victoria’s past

The Turk in Italy – Rossini’s R Rated Romp A Turkish Delight

The Turk in Italy – Rossini’s R Rated Romp A Turkish Delight

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Opera Australia’s The Turk in Italy is pure delight during which the audience is treated inclusively and singing not compromised by its many comedic highlights